The Immune System Of The Human Body

1257 Words May 16th, 2015 6 Pages
Immune System
Monica Salazar
BIO1021
Dr. Kimberly Snead McDaniel
South University Online

We are examining the role the immune system plays within the general day to day operation of the human body. Further examination of the impaired immune system 's profound negative impact on the whole body system, will also be delineated. The human body has structures and processes inside the body that defend against infection and additional harmful foreign bodies. When working appropriately, the immune system detects a diversity of dangers, such as foreign bodies like bacteria, viruses, and parasites, and attacks them, leaving the healthy body tissue alone. The immune system also creates safeguards for the body to prevent disruptions of body processes by new pathogens, traumas, and mutations. There are major components that makes up the immune system spread throughout the body. The major organs involved in the body 's immune response are the: bone marrow, thymus, circulatory, lymphatic system, dermis and mucosal tissues that work together in varied and complex interactions to provide the body with immune functions.
The lymphatic system produces and stores cells that helps the body battle infection and diseases. The lymphatic system contains the following components: bone marrow, thymus, spleen, and lymph nodes. The lymph system allows the body to move fluids and cells outside the blood and circulatory system. The lymph system is the most important passageway…
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